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Who was P.T. Barnum?

Author: Kirsten Anderson; Stephen Marchesi
Publisher: New York : Penguin Workshop, [2019]
Series: Who was-- .
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Recounts the life of P.T. Barnum, the legendary showman who transformed the American circus into a popular phenomenon.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Illustrated works
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: P T Barnum; P T Barnum; P T Barnum
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kirsten Anderson; Stephen Marchesi
ISBN: 9780448488486 0448488485 9781524792220 1524792225 9781524792220 9781544430874 1544430876 9781536455892 153645589X 9780876174869 0876174861
OCLC Number: 1052452297
Target Audience: Age 8-12.
Description: 108 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Who was P.T. Barnum? --
Connecticut --
The 161-year-old woman --
The American museum --
See the mermaid! --
Meet general Tom Thumb --
Introducing Jenny Lind --
The art of losing money --
Joining the circus --
Jumbo --
The end of the show --
Timelines.
Series Title: Who was-- .
Responsibility: by Kirsten Anderson ; illustrated by Stephen Marchesi.

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Recounts the life of P.T. Barnum, the legendary showman who transformed the American circus into a popular phenomenon.

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